Quitting smoking: How to use Emotional Freedom Techniques

Peta Berenice Stapleton, Brett Porter, Terri Sheldon

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

904 Downloads (Pure)


Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) have been gaining strength in the published literature as strategies to reduce arousal symptoms such as anxiety. EFT falls under the umbrella of energy psychology techniques which combine physical or somatic processes with cognitive focus in order to reduce psychological distress. This article discusses the practical application of EFT to smoking cessation, and the associated physical and psychological concerns that can be addressed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-16
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Journal of Healing and Caring
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


Dive into the research topics of 'Quitting smoking: How to use Emotional Freedom Techniques'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this